|A Family of Noblemen - Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin|
LibriVox recording of A Family of Noblemen by Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin. (Translated by Avrahm Yarmolinsky.) Read in English by Expatriate. Meet the Golovliovs, the ultimate dysfunctional family. In the difficult transition years before and after the liberation of Russia’s serfs, the Golovliovs are a gentry family ill-equipped to face the adaptations necessary in the new social order. Petty, back-biting, greedy, rigid, ignorant, and cruel, their personalities are captured in the array of nick...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Russian Literature; social satire
|The Sign of The Four (version 3) - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle|
LibriVox recording of The Sign of The Four (version 3) by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Read in English by David Clarke The Sign of the Four (1890), also called The Sign of Four, is the second novel featuring Sherlock Holmes written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Doyle wrote four novels and 56 stories starring the fictional detective. The story is set in 1888. The Sign of the Four has a complex plot involving service in East India Company, India, the Indian Rebellion of 1857, a stolen treasure, and a sec...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; intrigue; Detective; Crime; India
|A Christmas Carol - Condensed by the Author for his Dramatic Readings - Charles Dickens|
LibriVox recording of A Christmas Carol - Condensed by the Author for his Dramatic Readings by Charles Dickens. Read in English by Michael Armenta. This very special abridged version was written and performed by Dickens himself during his American Tour of 1862. Without the more terrifying and dark elements of the full length novel, its hour and a half length, and its lighter, comedic style makes this a family listening experience suited for all ages...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; dickens; Christmas; scrooge
|Aircraft and Submarines - Willis J. Abbot|
LibriVox recording of Aircraft and Submarines by Willis J. Abbot. Read in English by William Tomcho "Aircraft and Submarines" is a history of the development of these forms of transportation and their ultimate use in warfare. Also a brief history of submarine use in commercial applications. A thoroughly enjoyable piece for anyone interested in the detailed development of these modes of transportation...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; military history of aircraft and submarines
|Three Times and Out - Nellie McClung|
LibriVox recording of Three Times and Out by Nellie McClung. Read in English by DPranitis The true story of M. C. Simmons, a Canadian soldier captured by the German Army during the early days of World War I. We read of his sixteen months of imprisonment, his encounters with other captured troops of the other Allied armies and his observations of the nature of his captors and their countrymen. Most compellingly we read of his escape from POW camp, his recapture and punishment, and then the captu...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; World War I; Canada; prisoner of war; Germany; military history; escape
|Rhymes For The Young Folk - William Allingham|
LibriVox recording of Rhymes For The Young Folk by William Allingham. Read in English by Rosslyn Carlyle; heeheekitty; Fiddlesticks; Jill Engle; Lynne Thompson; Julia Layne; Rachel; JP4KJV Popular for his simple, delicate poetry for children, this Irishman wrote these verses for his three children, Gerald, Eva and Henry, and others like them. Typically, they touch on fairies and nature. - Summary by Lynne Thompson For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; nature; fairies; childhood
|De Schippersjongen - Pieter Louwerse|
LibriVox recording of De Schippersjongen by Pieter Louwerse. Read in Dutch by Marcel Coenders Verhaal over het beleg en ontzet van Leiden 1573 - 1574. - Summary by Marcel Coenders For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org.
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks
|Winning His Spurs: A Tale of the Crusades - G. A. Henty|
LibriVox recording of Winning His Spurs: A Tale of the Crusades by G. A. Henty. Read in English by Jennifer Gasiecki Set in the late twelfth century during the Third Crusade, the Norman Conquest having occured not much more than a hundred years ago, Winning His Spurs is a tale of Christian heroism. Cuthbert, a fifteen-year-old village boy whose life is rather dull, is given his life's dream when, after showing heroic bravery in saving Margaret, the daughter of the Earl of Evesham, from Wortham ...
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|Das Märchen vom Karfunkelstein - Ludwig Ganghofer|
LibriVox recording of Das Märchen vom Karfunkelstein by Ludwig Ganghofer. Read in German by Bernd Ungerer 'Das Märchen vom Karfunkelstein' - eine wunderlicher Geschichte für kleine und große Kinder - Summary by Ludwig Ganghofer For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Märchen; karfunkelstein; zwergkönig; prinzessin
|Elsie's Widowhood - Martha Finley|
LibriVox recording of Elsie's Widowhood by Martha Finley. Read in English by RachelThe seventh in the Elsie Dinsmore series, this book begins with the death of Elsie's beloved husband. As Elsie learns to live in widowhood, the story shifts to the lives of those most precious to her - her children and extended family. - Summary by KHand For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catal...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; elsie dinsmore
|Cycling in the Alps - C. L. Freeston|
LibriVox recording of Cycling in the Alps by C. L. Freeston. Read in English by Phil Benson. A guide to cycling in the European Alps in the days before surfaced roads and automobile tourism. As the author explains, the spectacular views are well worth the effort of pushing your bicycle up the passes and perfectly safe as long as your cycle is equipped with brakes. Summary by Phil Benson. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other fo...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; bicycle; Switzerland; cycling; mountain; the alps; mountain biking; bike
|Rough Notes Taken During Some Rapid Journeys Across the Pampas and Among the Andes - Francis Bond Head|
LibriVox recording of Rough Notes Taken During Some Rapid Journeys Across the Pampas and Among the Andes by Francis Bond Head. Read in English by Sue Anderson “Galloped on with no stopping, but merely to change horses until five o’clock in the evening—very tired indeed, but . . . saw fresh horses in the corral, and resolved to push on. At half-past seven, after having galloped a hundred and fifty-three miles, and been fourteen hours and a half on horseback got to the post—quite exhauste...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; gauchos; mines and mineral resources; rio plata mining association; pampas; andes mountains
|Sea Poems: An Idiosyncratic Selection - Various|
LibriVox recording of Sea Poems: An Idiosyncratic Selection by Various. Read in English by David Wales Seventeen poems about the sea or in which the sea plays an important role. - Summary by david walesThe selection includes: The Rime Of The Ancient Mariner, by Samuel Taylor ColeridgeThe Kraken, by Alfred TennysonDover Beach, by Matthew ArnoldAriel's Song in The Tempest (Act 1, Scene 2), by William ShakespeareA Sea Dirge, by Lewis Carroll The Jumblies, by Edward Lear Dutch Lullaby (Wynken Blynk...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; poetry; poem; sea; ocean
|Still, Still, with Thee - Harriet Beecher Stowe|
LibriVox recording of Still, Still, with Thee by Harriet Beecher Stowe. Read in English by Adele de Pignerolles; Ann Boulais; ArchaDl; Bruce Kachuk; Esther ben Simonides; KHand; Lee Ann Howlett; Leonard Wilson; Maria Kasper; Rachel Librivox volunteers bring you ten readings of Still, Still, with Thee by Harriet Beecher Stowe. This hymn written by the author of Uncle Tom's Cabin was the weekly poem for December 14 - 21, 2014...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; christian hymn
|A Hymn of the Nativity, Sung by the Shepherds - Richard Crashaw|
LibriVox recording of A Hymn of the Nativity, Sung by the Shepherds by Richard Crashaw. Read in English by Adele de Pignerolles; Ann Boulais; David Lawrence; Esther ben Simonides; Ed Humpal; Eileen Tipping; fshort; Leonard Wilson Librivox volunteers bring you seven readings of A Hymn of the Nativity, Sung by the Shepherds by Richard Crashaw. This was the fortnightly poem for December 7 - December 21, 2014...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Christmas; hymn; shepherds
|Meister Eckhart's Sermons: First Time Translated into English - Meister Eckhart|
LibriVox recording of Meister Eckhart's Sermons: First Time Translated into English by Meister Eckhart. (Translated by Claud Field.) Read in English by Eric Metzler"If a piece of wood became as aware of the nearness of God as an archangel is, the piece of wood would be as happy as an archangel." This is a collection of seven sermons of Meister Eckhart, the German medieval scholastic philosopher-theologian, which were translated by Claude Field and published with a Preface in approximately 1909...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; sermons; theology; mysticism; meister eckhart; practical religion
|Deadwood Dick Jr. Branded - Edward L. Wheeler|
LibriVox recording of Deadwood Dick Jr. Branded by Edward L. Wheeler. Read in English by MaryAnn; Jia Jia Yong; Arnold "Deadwood Dick", the straight shooting, hard riding hero of the dime novel series "Deadwood Dick" takes on train robbers and other villans in this rip-snotrin', tale of the old west. Deadwood Dick has made his way through many dangerous escapdes before this, but has he met his match this time? Why is there a horseshoe brand burned into this chest? Will he save the heroine? List...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks
Downloads: 326 (1 review)
|Sammlung kurzer deutscher Prosa 045 - Various|
LibriVox recording of Sammlung kurzer deutscher Prosa 045 by Various. Read in German by Julia Niedermaier; Hokuspokus; DomBombadil; BigLil; Klaus Neubauer; keltoi; Karlsson Diese Sammlung umfasst 15 deutschsprachige Prosa-Texte verschiedener Genres. Eine Liste weiterer kurzer Aufnahmen (Erzählungen, Gedichte, Märchen, Essays) in anderen LibriVox Sammlungen gibt es hier. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if ava...
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|The New Testament: Being the English Only of the Greek and English Testament|
LibriVox recording of The New Testament: Being the English Only of the Greek and English Testament. Translated by Abner Kneeland. Read in English by Mark Penfold. This New Testament was translated from the Greek by a Christian Universalist evangelist who later fell out of the faith. He was the last person jailed for the charge of blasphemy in the United States, and had many radical views that forced him to question his further involvement in the American Universalist movement...
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|Bible (KJV) NT 09: Galatians - King James Version (KJV)|
LibriVox recording of Bible (KJV) NT 09: Galatians by King James Version (KJV). Read in English by Kimberly Krause Paul wrote this letter to the Galatians to warn them of how they were changing their belief of the gospel. They were subtly starting to believe that they must finish in the flesh what was begun in the Spirit. They had forgotten the simplicity of the gospel. The Galatian church had been infected with "another gospel." The Letter to the Galatians is the Apostle Paul's antidote...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; bible; New Testament; Paul; Holy Spirit; Galatians; letter to galatians; new man
|Religion and Science from Galileo to Bergson - John Charlton Hardwick|
LibriVox recording of Religion and Science from Galileo to Bergson by John Charlton Hardwick. Read in English by Laurie Anne WaldenThis history of Western philosophy, published in 1920, explores the ways mankind has explained the natural world during the last few centuries, whether by spiritual interpretation or through advances in science. From the Preface: "The chapters which follow are not intended as even a slight sketch of the history of Thought since the Renaissance...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; philosophy; history; religion; science
|The Spanish Cavalier - Charlotte Maria Tucker|
LibriVox recording of The Spanish Cavalier by Charlotte Maria Tucker. Read in English by EstherbenSimonidesWhen his father dies, Lucius Lepine goes to Spain as a clerk. His fellow clerk, Don Aguilera, doesn't come to work one day. Lucius is worried, he has heard rumors of what has happened to Aguilera. What has happened? Can Lucius find out? - Summary by EstherbenSimonides For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if avail...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Inquisition; spanish reformation
|Slippery Peat playing at Zeke's Gallery, June 22, 2005 - Slippery Peat|
Slippery Peat, playing 3 songs at Zeke's Gallery for your listening pleasure. Unfortunately I screwed up big time, and the did not get a recording of the first eight songs of the show. I promise not to do something like that ever again! Old Aunt Maggie, Tumbling Two, and the encore.
Keywords: Slippery Peat; Performance; Rock 'n' Roll
|Sakamoto Hiromiti playing at Zeke's Gallery, June 19, 2005 - Set One - Sakamoto Hiromiti|
Sakamoto Hiromiti improvising on the Cello, using (among other things) a vibrator, grinder, and musical saw.
Keywords: Cello; Improvised Music; Musique Actuelle; Performance; Montreal; Japan
|Ben Hammond playing at Zeke's Gallery, June 22, 2005 - Ben Hammond|
Ben Hammond, as opening act for Slippery Peat, plays 10 songs at Zeke's Gallery for your listening pleasure. Amie, Umbrella Song, Home, Except for You, General Taylor, No History, Something New, Lemme Know, Dr. Girl, and Constellations.
Keywords: Pop; Folk; Acoustic Guitar; Ben Hamond
|Post Haste - R. M. Ballantyne|
LibriVox recording of Post Haste by R. M. Ballantyne. Read in English by AlaynaMay; David Alda; Lynne Thompson; Rosie; Natalie Paula; Grace Byrne; Jairus Amar; AdeledePignerolles; Rachel; Jay Wills In this book, Ballantyne weaves the story of Phillip Mayland and his friend, George Aspel with an interesting portrayal of the British Post Office as it existed in the 19th century. In the words of R. M...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; victorian great britain; early postal service
|California History -- Two Pieces - Various|
LibriVox recording of California History -- Two Pieces by Various. Read in English by David Wales Alfred Louis Kroeber (1876-1960) was an American cultural anthropologist who founded the anthropology department at the University of California, Berkeley, as well as directing that campus’ Museum Of Anthropology from 1909 through 1947. Kroeber and his students did important work collecting cultural data on western tribes of Native Americans...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; California; california history; california indians; indian culture; alaska-yukon-pacific exposition; world's fair 1909; university of washington
|Airplane Flying Handbook FAA-H-8083-3A - Vol. 1 - Federal Aviation Administration|
LibriVox recording of Airplane Flying Handbook FAA-H-8083-3A - Vol. 1 by Federal Aviation Administration. Read in English by Norman Elfer; Jennifer Dorr; Dale Latham; Bruce Kachuk; Andrea Kotzer This audiobook contains chapters 1 through 10 from the Airplane Flying Handbook FAA-H-8083-3A. Study of the handbook should include the PDF from the FAA, which is available at http://www.faa.gov/regulations_policies/handbooks_manuals/...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; learning; aviation; flying; airplane; handbook; faa; pilot; instructions
|ABC of Vegetable Gardening - Eben Eugene Rexford|
LibriVox recording of ABC of Vegetable Gardening by Eben Eugene Rexford. Read in English by Bill Boerst This how-to book includes chapters on getting ready, mapping the garden, planting, seeds, early work, house plants, fruits, hot beds and cold frames, and small gardens. There is even a chapter "expressly for women." - Summary by Bill Boerst For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVo...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Gardening; vegetables
|We of the Never-Never - Jeannie Gunn|
LibriVox recording of We of the Never-Never by Jeannie Gunn. Read in English by Gail Timmerman Vaughan; KHand; and Mike Pelton. We of the Never Never is the second book written by Jeannie Gunn under the name of “Mrs Aeneas Gunn”. It is considered by many as a classic of Australian writing. The book was published as a novel but draws on the author’s own experience in settling on the Elsey Station way out in the "back blocks" of the Katherine region of the Northern Territories of Australia ...
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|The Bears of Blue River - Charles Major|
LibriVox recording of The Bears of Blue River by Charles Major. Read in English by Tanica This delightful story is the tale of young Balser Brent, who has a knack for running into bears. Usually the bears come out of the interaction worse than the feisty and brave Balser. A great story for both boys and girls who enjoy adventure and excitement. (Summary by Tanica) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), pl...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; children; animals; Hunting; bear; river; log cabin
|Peace on Earth, Good Will to Dogs - Eleanor Hallowell Abbott|
LibriVox recording of Peace on Earth, Good Will to Dogs by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott. Read in English by Phil Chenevert If you don't like Christmas stories, don't read this one! And if you don't like dogs I don't know just what to advise you to do! For I warn you perfectly frankly that I am distinctly pro-dog and distinctly pro-Christmas, and would like to bring to this little story whatever whiff of fir-balsam I can cajole from the make-believe forest in my typewriter, and every glitter of tins...
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|Weird Tales - E. T. A. Hoffmann|
LibriVox recording of Weird Tales by E. T. A. Hoffmann. (Translated by J. T. Bealby.) Read in English by Expatriate This recording includes both volumes of E. T. A. Hoffmann's Weird Tales, a collection of gothic novellas set in Germany, Italy, and some of the wilder parts of Europe. What there is of the supernatural in these tales is introduced with great subtlety if at all; most of the stories draw their "weirdness" from extraordinary characters, circumstances, or coincidences rather than from ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; horror; supernatural; german literature; romantic era
|Abraham Lincoln: A Commemoration – 15 April 2015 - Various|
LibriVox recording of Abraham Lincoln: A Commemoration – 15 April 2015 by Various. Read in English by David Wales April 14-15th, 2015, is the 150th year anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s assassination. This is a collection of pieces to mark that occasion. Whitman’s poems, written shortly after the death, express his intense grief. Here are prose pieces that Whitman composed in the years following...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; poetry; Abraham Lincoln; commemoration; eulogy
|An Intimate View of Robert G. Ingersoll - I. Newton Baker|
LibriVox recording of An Intimate View of Robert G. Ingersoll by I. Newton Baker. Read in English by Michele Fry Written as a tribute to Colonel Robert G. Ingersoll after his death, by Isaac Newton Baker, his secretary of 14 years, and presented to the Ingersoll family. Later expanded and published by the family so the world could learn more about the public and private life, personality, work, thoughts and ideals of the most famous orator of the late 1800's, also dubbed "The Greatest Agnostic ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; culture; memoirs; freethought; biographies; heritage; agnosticism
|The Sea Lady - H. G. Wells|
LibriVox recording of The Sea Lady by H. G. Wells. Read in English by ToddHW; Ed Humpal; deongines; Tony Foster; Jairus Amar; Marina Tsung The Sea Lady is a novel written by H. G. Wells. It was serialized from July to December 1901 in Pearson's Magazine before being published by D. Appleton and Co. in 1902. The story involves a mermaid who comes ashore in Edwardian England. Based on past knowledge gleaned from literature cast into the sea, and with the help of newly made human friends, she atte...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; romance; Historical Fiction; mermaids; edwardian england; sea lady; nautical and marine fiction
|With Two Spoons For Two Spoons - Eugene Field|
LibriVox recording of With Two Spoons For Two Spoons by Eugene Field. Read in English by AnnaMarie Tokas; Ann Boulais; Bruce Kachuk; Doug Fajardo; fshort; Greg Giordano; Lee Ann Howlett; MaryAnn; Maria Kasper Librivox volunteers bring you nine readings of With Two Spoons For Two Spoons, by Eugene Field. This was the weekly poem for the week of December 7, 2014. Summary by Ann Boulais For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other format...
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|Ed Sanders, Robin Blaser, Eleni Sikelianos, Marcella Durand, Peter Warshall and Anne Waldman panel: Alternative communities and writing, June, 2003. - Blaser, Robin; Durand, Marcella; Sanders, Ed; Sikelianos, Eleni; Waldman, Anne; Warshall, Peter|
A panel with Eleni Sikelianos, Peter Warshall, Ed Sanders, Marcella Durand and Robin Blaser. The panelists discuss various ideas of community and the way in which writing affects society.
|A London Life - Henry James|
LibriVox recording of A London Life by Henry James. Read in English by Deborah Percy. A devoted sister attempts to check her sibling's scandalous behavior in the world of British high society. A delightful comedy of Anglo-American manners and a fascinating glimpse of late Victorian London. Summary by Deborah Percy. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this reco...
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Downloads: 504 (1 review)
|The Camp of Wallenstein - Friedrich Schiller|
LibriVox recording of The Camp of Wallenstein by Friedrich Schiller. (Translated by James S. Churchill.) Read in English by Anna Simon; TriciaG; Availle; Algy Pug; Julia Niedermaier; David Olson; Arnaldo Machado; Kristin Gjerløw; ToddHW; alanmapstone; Charlotte Duckett; Libby Gohn; Savannah; bala; Larry Wilson; BeniaminoMassimo; KHand; Peter Tucker; Rosslyn Carlyle This is the first play of Friedrich Schiller's Wallenstein Trilogy...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; trilogy; bohemia; historical play; ensemble; thirty years war; 30 years war
|Religions of Ancient China - Herbert Allen Giles|
LibriVox recording of Religions of Ancient China by Herbert Allen Giles. Read in English by MaryAnn Spiegel. An overview of the religions of China, beginning with Fu Hsi, B.C. 2953-2838, and continuing through the 19th Century. (Summary by MaryAnn) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; materialism; buddhism; Confucius; confucianism; taoism; t'ien; shang ti; 天; 上帝; tian; shàng dì; lao tzu
|The Kitten's Garden of Verses - Oliver Herford|
LibriVox recording of The Kitten's Garden of Verses by Oliver Herford. Read in English by Rachel. The Kitten's Garden of Verses is a book of short poetry, modeled after Robert Louis Stevenson's A Child's Garden of Verses. Of course, the poems in this book are intended for kittens rather than children! (Summary by Rachel) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for th...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; cat; kitten; kids poetry; kids poems; childrens poetry; childrens poems; child's garden of verses
|Philip Whalen class, part 4, August 1977. - Whalen, Philip|
First half of a Philip Whalen class on Igor Stravinsky. After spending the first part of the class talking about rowdy poetry readings, Whalen discusses Stravinsky's ideas about time, order, and the creative process, then looks at how they apply to writing poetry. Whalen also tells anecdotes from Stravinsky's life, and talks about the sources for his music. (Continues on 77P030)
|단편 소설 (Short Stories) - Do-hyang Na|
LibriVox recording of 단편 소설 (Short Stories) by Do-hyang Na. Read in Korean by Eun Ju Choi. 한국 소설가 나도향의 소설 중 젊은이의 시절(1922), 별을 안거든 우지나 말걸(1922), 옛날 꿈은 창백하더이다(1922) 세 단편을 엮은 모음집입니다. (요약 최은주) This collection of three short stories by Na Do-hyang contains his well known early writings “Season of Youth” (Jeolmeuniui sijeol) and “Do Not Cry Should You Embrace a Star” (Byeoreul ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; korea; korean
|Brittain's Ida or Venus and Anchises - Edmund Spenser; Phineas Fletcher|
LibriVox recording of Brittains Ida by Edmund Spenser or Venus and Anchises by Phineas Fletcher. Read in English by Thomas A. CopelandWhile hunting, the boy Anchises stumbles upon Venus's forest retreat and is so kindly entertained by the goddess that he becomes the proud father of Aeneas, the hero of Vergil's Aeneid. The poem is an epyllion like Marlowe's "Hero and Leander" and Shakespeare's "Venus and Adonis," a short erotic poem with a mythological subject...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; mythology; epyllion
|A Negro Explorer at the North Pole - Matthew A. Henson|
LibriVox recording of A Negro Explorer at the North Pole by Matthew A. Henson. Read in English by Lee Smalley In this fascinating memoir, Matthew Henson describes the incredibly dangerous, exhausting, and bone-chilling trip to what was until then the never-before reached point on earth, the North Pole. "Robert Peary is remembered as the intrepid explorer who successfully reached the North Pole in 1909...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; non-fiction/travel; non-fiction/geography; non-fiction/exploration
|El Aprendiz de Conspirador - Pío Baroja|
LibriVox recording of El Aprendiz de Conspirador by Pío Baroja. Read in Spanish by Antonio Redondo El aprendiz de conspirador empieza presentándonos la figura de Pello Leguía, imaginario pariente de Baroja, criatura hecha a imagen y semejanza del escritor, y al que su autor atribuye la función de transcribir los cuadernos de las Memorias de un hombre de acción, alguien cuya manera de ser le lleva a: «andar y andar tierras, divisar nuevos horizontes, cambiar de paisajes, comer aquí, dormi...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; spanish history; carlist wars
|The Princess Casamassima - Henry James|
LibriVox recording of Princess Casamassima by Henry James. Read in English by Nicholas Clifford Princess Casamassima can be read on several levels: first, as a political and social novel, exploring the anarchistic and revolutionary underground of London in the 1880s; secondly as a psychological study of such a movement on a young man (the protagonist, Hyacinth Robinson) who may or may not be descended from the aristocracy, but whose artistic nature shines out in the midst of the London slums; a...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; london underworld
|The Autobiography of a Thief - Hutchins Hapgood|
LibriVox recording of The Autobiography of a Thief by Hutchins Hapgood. Read in English by Ben AdamsI met the ex-pickpocket and burglar whose autobiography follows soon after his release from a third term in the penitentiary. For several weeks I was not particularly interested in him. He was full of a desire to publish in the newspapers an exposé of conditions obtaining in two of our state institutions, his motive seeming partly revenge and partly a very genuine feeling that he had come in con...
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|A Little Candy Book for a Little Girl - Amy Lane Waterman|
LibriVox recording of A Little Candy Book for a Little Girl by Amy Lane Waterman. Read in English by Mary Kay; Rosslyn Carlyle; Rachel; Jennifer Dorr. Join Betsey Bobbitt, a girl with an undeniable sweet tooth, as she discovers new recipes for candy and sweets to make with the reader. An entertaining cookbook with a narrative! (Summary by Mary Kay) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the L...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; recipes; World War I; WWI; cookbook; for girls; for children; candy; sweets; creative narrative